Dr. Jeremie C. Korta

Dr. Jeremie C. Korta

Visiting Assistant Professor

Irvin Hall 217
(513) 529-9887
kortajc@miamioh.edu

Office Hours

Mondays: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Wednesdays: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
and by appointment

 


EDUCATION/BACKGROUND

  • B.S. (Math and Physics), University of Arizona, 2002
  • M.A. (Physics), Harvard University, 2004
  • Ph.D. (French Language and Literature), Harvard University, 2015

FIELDS OF STUDY

  • French and Italian Renaissance Literature
  • Early Modern French Cultural History
  • History of Science
  • Theater and Performance Studies

PUBLICATIONS

  • Heitsch, Dorothea & Korta, Jeremie C., editors. Early Modern Visions of Space: France and Beyond. UNC Press: Chapel Hill, NC, 2019. (forthcoming)
  • “Spaces of Spectacle: Pierre Belon and the Construction of Renaissance Natural Knowledge” in Early Modern Visions of Space: France and Beyond. UNC Press: Chapel Hill, NC, 2019. (forthcoming)
  • De la Boétie, Estienne, Discourse on Voluntary Solitude, trans. James B. Atkinson and David Sices, intro. James B. Atkinson (Indianapolis/Cambridge: Hackett, 2012), The Sixteenth-Century Journal, XLIV, No. 3 (Fall 2013), pp. 873-874.

CONFERENCE AND INVITED TALKS

  • “Botanical practice and imagination: the curious case of rhubarb in sixteenth-century France.” Renaissance Society of America, Boston, MA, March 31-April 2, 2016
  • “ ‘O quels estranges poissons marins !’: Re-mapping representational space in the natural science of Pierre Belon and Conrad Gessner.” Invited paper for “The Spaces of the French Renaissance,” Dartmouth College, May 22-23, 2015
  • “ ‘Tout Mouvement Nous Descouvre’: Motion, Emotion and Montaigne’s Passionate Discovery of the Self,” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct 22, 2013
  • “The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and the Poetics of Discovery,” Renaissance Society of America, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2013
  • “The Eagle and the Turtle as Symbols of Renaissance Epistemology,” New England Modern Languages Association, Boston, MA, May 22, 2013
  • “The Aesthetics of Scientific Discovery: Pierre Belon's Histoire Naturelle des Estranges Poissons Marins (1551),” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Oct 26, 2012
  • “Body, Imagination and the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: Towards an Aesthetics of Touch,” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, Oct 29, 2011

TRANSLATIONS

  • Chief French language translator for Adams Papers Project (Mass. Historical Society) 2009-present. Credited with translation of all French documents in the following volumes:
    • Gregg L. Lint et al. The Adams Papers : Papers of John Adams, Vol. 18, Dec. 1785-Jan. 1787. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA, 2016.
    • Sarah Georgini et al. The Adams Papers : Papers of John Adams, Vol. 19, Feb. 1787-May 1789. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA, 2018.